Battered and Bruised

Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano tries but can't make the catch on a double by Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

You would think that Mike Quade would have gotten writer’s cramp with all the injuries that have happened to the Cubs this season.  Adding Alfonso Soriano to the list with a strained Quadricep.  Ok, let’s put a positive spin on this and say that it’s injuries that are plaguing the club.  Once everyone comes back from their prospective injury everything will be all right and the Cubs can get down to business.

A nice two-run homer by Carlos Pena.  Great job!  Tony Campana, where the hell did he come from.  He stole two bases.  Anymore and they’ll have to call Chicago’s finest on him.

Big Z gets the start tonight. 

—Mark Gauthier


  1. Red State Blue State · May 31, 2011

    Campana is the new Matt Murton!


  2. WrigleyRegular · May 31, 2011

    How slow are the Cubs this year? In one game Campana jumped from 1 SB to the team lead in SB’s


  3. Emma · May 31, 2011

    I saw the title “Battled and Injured” and thought about the Dodgers. Currently we have eight men on the DL. Sorry to hear about Soriano. Cubs getting up there with the Dodgers in number of players on DL.


  4. Aaron · June 1, 2011

    Tribe fans know the feeling.
    – Aaron


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